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# french-open - Wednesday 9 June, 2021

Nadal loses a set but reaches 14th French Open semi-final
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# Roland Garros

Nadal loses a set but reaches 14th French Open semi-final

Jun 9th 2021, 5:35 PM 2,596 Views 0 Comments

The 35-year-old extended his incredible French Open record to 105 wins and two losses.

# french-open - Monday 7 June, 2021

Gauff reaches maiden grand slam quarter-final, Swiatek on course to defend French Open title
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# French Open

Gauff reaches maiden grand slam quarter-final, Swiatek on course to defend French Open title

Updated Jun 7th 2021, 10:03 PM 6,384 Views 0 Comments

The 17-year-old defeated Ons Jabeur 6-3 6-1 and is yet to drop a set in singles.

Djokovic avoids upset against teenager Musetti while Nadal cruises past Sinner
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# Roland Garros

Djokovic avoids upset against teenager Musetti while Nadal cruises past Sinner

Updated Jun 7th 2021, 9:46 PM 3,389 Views 1 Comment

Italian Musetti won the first two sets but ran out of energy as Djokovic stormed back to reach his 15th quarter-final at the French Open.

French Open quarter-finalist 'locked herself away, cried' before match
# Struggles
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# Struggles

French Open quarter-finalist 'locked herself away, cried' before match

Jun 7th 2021, 3:44 PM 6,607 Views 1 Comment

Barbora Krejcikova, ranked 33 in the world, defeated America’s Sloane Stephens, the 2018 runner-up in Paris.

# french-open - Sunday 6 June, 2021

Serena Williams knocked out of French Open by Rybakina as quest for 24th Slam goes on
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# Tennis

Serena Williams knocked out of French Open by Rybakina as quest for 24th Slam goes on

Jun 6th 2021, 8:20 PM 4,672 Views 3 Comments

Williams took the positives after a 6-3 7-5 defeat to Elena Rybakina.

Roger Federer pulls out of French Open after advancing to last 16
# The Long Game
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# The Long Game

Roger Federer pulls out of French Open after advancing to last 16

Updated Jun 6th 2021, 4:01 PM 59,080 Views 10 Comments

‘It’s important that I listen to my body and make sure I don’t push myself too quickly on my road to recovery.’

# french-open - Saturday 5 June, 2021

Osaka thanks fans for ‘love’ she has received since French Open withdrawal
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# French Open

Osaka thanks fans for ‘love’ she has received since French Open withdrawal

Jun 5th 2021, 11:09 PM 2,511 Views 0 Comments

Osaka’s openness regarding her mental health has drawn widespread praise.

Young duo share French Open spotlight with record-breaker Novak Djokovic
# Rising Stars
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# Rising Stars

Young duo share French Open spotlight with record-breaker Novak Djokovic

Jun 5th 2021, 5:14 PM 3,714 Views 1 Comment

‘I think we are the future of Italian tennis, and of tennis in general’, said Lorenzo Musetti of he and Jannik Sinner.

# french-open - Thursday 3 June, 2021

Ashleigh Barty out of French Open with hip problem
# Shock Exit
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# Shock Exit

Ashleigh Barty out of French Open with hip problem

Jun 3rd 2021, 1:03 PM 1,769 Views 0 Comments

The world number one revealed after her first-round match that the injury had flared up at the weekend.

# french-open - Wednesday 2 June, 2021

'That was kind of fun,' says Serena after step closer to 24th Slam
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# Roland Garros

'That was kind of fun,' says Serena after step closer to 24th Slam

Updated Jun 2nd 2021, 9:00 PM 3,316 Views 0 Comments

Meanwhile Greek star Stefanos Tsitsipas powers into the last 32, recording a 6-3, 6-4, 6-3 victory over Spaniard Pedro Martinez.

Djokovic hails 'bold, brave' Osaka for French Open withdrawal
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# Roland Garros

Djokovic hails 'bold, brave' Osaka for French Open withdrawal

Jun 2nd 2021, 8:11 AM 3,476 Views 7 Comments

Osaka refused to attend post-match press conferences, and revealed the depression she has been suffering since 2018.

# french-open - Tuesday 1 June, 2021

Djokovic eases to opening Roland Garros win on silent night
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# Tennis

Djokovic eases to opening Roland Garros win on silent night

Jun 1st 2021, 10:55 PM 2,729 Views 1 Comment

A French government Covid-19 curfew started at 9pm.

Grand slams pledge support to Osaka and promise 'meaningful improvements', but stress the need for rules
# Precedent
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# Precedent

Grand slams pledge support to Osaka and promise 'meaningful improvements', but stress the need for rules

Jun 1st 2021, 6:41 PM 4,764 Views 4 Comments

The tennis world has been reacting to Osaka’s shock decision at Roland Garros.

# french-open - Monday 31 May, 2021

Federer impresses with straight-sets win on grand slam return at French Open
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# Roland Garros

Federer impresses with straight-sets win on grand slam return at French Open

May 31st 2021, 5:54 PM 2,205 Views 0 Comments

The 39-year-old is playing in his first major tournament since last year’s Australian Open after two knee operations.

Osaka wants to use French Open media boycott 'to bring about change', says coach
# Call For Change
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# Call For Change

Osaka wants to use French Open media boycott 'to bring about change', says coach

May 31st 2021, 11:58 AM 3,063 Views 3 Comments

On Sunday, officials at Roland Garros threatened Osaka, the world number two, with disqualification.

# french-open - Sunday 30 May, 2021

Osaka warned she faces French Open disqualification if she continues to refuse media interviews
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# French Open

Osaka warned she faces French Open disqualification if she continues to refuse media interviews

May 30th 2021, 8:00 PM 54,568 Views 64 Comments

The world number two was fined on Sunday for not holding a post-match press conference.

'Work in progress' Osaka lets racket do talking at French Open
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# Roland Garros

'Work in progress' Osaka lets racket do talking at French Open

May 30th 2021, 12:47 PM 3,263 Views 1 Comment

The world number two won her opening match in straight sets.

# french-open - Friday 28 May, 2021

WTA says players have responsibility to do media as Naomi Osaka begins boycott
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# French Open

WTA says players have responsibility to do media as Naomi Osaka begins boycott

May 28th 2021, 3:04 PM 4,112 Views 8 Comments

Osaka’s decision not to do any press during the French Open has been the talk of tennis.

# french-open - Thursday 27 May, 2021

Osaka call to boycott press conference blasted as 'unacceptable'
# Not Happy
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# Not Happy

Osaka call to boycott press conference blasted as 'unacceptable'

May 27th 2021, 10:53 PM 6,967 Views 2 Comments

The head of French tennis criticised the Japanese star who said she was concerned by the effect of news conferences on her mental health.

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Novak Djokovic, Rafael Nadal and Roger Federer in same half of French Open draw

May 27th 2021, 7:03 PM 2,609 Views 3 Comments

In the women’s draw, defending champion Iga Swiatek opens against Slovenia’s Kaja Juvan.

Naomi Osaka won’t talk to media at French Open due to impact on mental health
# Departure From The Norm
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# Departure From The Norm

Naomi Osaka won’t talk to media at French Open due to impact on mental health

May 27th 2021, 5:09 PM 6,479 Views 15 Comments

The world number two feels news conferences put an unfair burden on players.

# french-open - Thursday 8 April, 2021

French Open postponed by a week in hope for more spectators to attend
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# Delayed

French Open postponed by a week in hope for more spectators to attend

Apr 8th 2021, 9:38 AM 1,912 Views 0 Comments

The main draw is due to start on May 30 and finish on June 13.

# french-open - Sunday 11 October, 2020

Nadal crushes Djokovic to clinch French Open and equal Federer's record of 20 Grand Slam titles
# Emphatic
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# Emphatic

Nadal crushes Djokovic to clinch French Open and equal Federer's record of 20 Grand Slam titles

Oct 11th 2020, 5:10 PM 11,571 Views 12 Comments

The Spaniard won the final 6-0, 6-2, 7-5.

# french-open - Saturday 10 October, 2020

Iga Swiatek powers past Sofia Kenin to secure French Open title
# Polish Perfection
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# Polish Perfection

Iga Swiatek powers past Sofia Kenin to secure French Open title

Oct 10th 2020, 4:20 PM 4,998 Views 0 Comments

Swiatek did not drop a set in claiming her first grand slam title.

# french-open - Friday 9 October, 2020

Djokovic books blockbuster French Open final against old rival Nadal
# BIG GUNS
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# BIG GUNS

Djokovic books blockbuster French Open final against old rival Nadal

Oct 9th 2020, 11:32 PM 4,539 Views 2 Comments

The world number one defeated Stefanos Tsitsipas to progress to the decider.

Nadal closes in on Federer's Grand Slam record by booking 13th French Open final berth
# King Of Clay
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# King Of Clay

Nadal closes in on Federer's Grand Slam record by booking 13th French Open final berth

Oct 9th 2020, 5:50 PM 7,144 Views 11 Comments

The Spaniard brushed aside Diego Schwartzman without dropping a set to claim his 99th win at Roland Garros.

# french-open - Thursday 8 October, 2020

Kenin awaits as Polish teenager Swiatek reaches first Grand Slam final
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# French Open

Kenin awaits as Polish teenager Swiatek reaches first Grand Slam final

Updated Oct 8th 2020, 6:47 PM 6,904 Views 0 Comments

The 19-year-old is yet to drop a set and lost just three games en route to victory over Nadia Podoroska.

# french-open - Wednesday 7 October, 2020

Nadal books French Open semi spot in 1.30am finish at Roland Garros
# Winner And Sinner
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# Winner And Sinner

Nadal books French Open semi spot in 1.30am finish at Roland Garros

Oct 7th 2020, 8:14 AM 5,813 Views 2 Comments

Nadal beats Jannik Sinner 7-6 (7/4), 6-4, 6-1 to set up Schwarzmann clash.

# french-open - Tuesday 6 October, 2020

'Crazy' Schwartzman shocks Thiem in five-hour epic to reach first Slam semi at Roland Garros
# Underdog Story
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# Underdog Story

'Crazy' Schwartzman shocks Thiem in five-hour epic to reach first Slam semi at Roland Garros

Oct 6th 2020, 10:21 PM 4,060 Views 1 Comment

The Argentine’s success came on the same day that compatriot Nadia Podoroska, the world 131, reached the last-four of the women’s singles.

Qualifier Podoroska shocks third seed Svitolina to make French Open semis
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# French Open

Qualifier Podoroska shocks third seed Svitolina to make French Open semis

Oct 6th 2020, 5:50 PM 4,860 Views 2 Comments

Podoroska, 23, will play Iga Swiatek or Martina Trevisan in the semis.

French Open embroiled in alleged match-fixing scandal
# Corruption
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# Corruption

French Open embroiled in alleged match-fixing scandal

Oct 6th 2020, 3:01 PM 7,188 Views 2 Comments

Prosecutors have opened an investigation into possible ‘fraud in an organised group’ and ‘active and passive corruption in sport’.

# french-open - Sunday 4 October, 2020

Polish teenager Iga Swiatek stuns title favourite Simona Halep at French Open
# Upset
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# Upset

Polish teenager Iga Swiatek stuns title favourite Simona Halep at French Open

Oct 4th 2020, 12:23 PM 4,565 Views 2 Comments

Swiatek won only a single game against Halep at the same stage last year.

# french-open - Saturday 3 October, 2020

Shock at French Open as No7 seed Matteo Berrettini falls
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# French Open

Shock at French Open as No7 seed Matteo Berrettini falls

Oct 3rd 2020, 6:22 PM 3,994 Views 2 Comments

Italian No7 seed loses to Grand Slam debutant Daniel Altmaier as Rublev and Tsitsipas breeze into second week.

# french-open - Friday 2 October, 2020

Nadal cruises into last-16 at Roland Garros as Thiem and Halep impress
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# French Open

Nadal cruises into last-16 at Roland Garros as Thiem and Halep impress

Oct 2nd 2020, 7:36 PM 2,802 Views 0 Comments

The Spaniard is now 96-2 at the French Open in his 16th appearance.

# french-open - Wednesday 30 September, 2020

'I’m struggling to walk' - Williams' season could be over after fresh Achilles injury setback
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# Roland Garros

'I’m struggling to walk' - Williams' season could be over after fresh Achilles injury setback

Sep 30th 2020, 11:37 AM 4,569 Views 2 Comments

Her wait to equal Margaret Court’s Grand Slam titles record goes on.

# french-open - Tuesday 29 September, 2020

Djokovic in cruise control at Roland Garros as row sparks video replay call
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# French Open

Djokovic in cruise control at Roland Garros as row sparks video replay call

Sep 29th 2020, 5:51 PM 6,371 Views 2 Comments

Djokovic is aiming to become the first man in 50 years to win all four Grand Slam titles twice.

# french-open - Monday 28 September, 2020

Nadal breezes through in straight sets while French Open witnesses gruelling six-hour match
# Empty
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# Empty

Nadal breezes through in straight sets while French Open witnesses gruelling six-hour match

Sep 28th 2020, 9:14 PM 6,963 Views 0 Comments

Poor Corentin Moutet said he ‘could not feel anything in his body’ after losing the three-hour final set.

Serena overcomes patchy French Open start as Thiem aces Cilic test
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# Roland Garros

Serena overcomes patchy French Open start as Thiem aces Cilic test

Sep 28th 2020, 5:03 PM 3,758 Views 0 Comments

Rafa Nadal, meanwhile, says he will defend his title in the ‘most difficult conditions’ he has ever met at Roland Garros.

'Shut up' - Kyrgios jumps to Murray's defence after Wilander tells him to retire
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# French Open

'Shut up' - Kyrgios jumps to Murray's defence after Wilander tells him to retire

Sep 28th 2020, 1:06 PM 12,075 Views 1 Comment

Murray was beaten 6-1, 6-3, 6-2 by Stan Warwrinka in the first round at Roland Garros on Sunday.

# french-open - Sunday 20 September, 2020

Five players out of French Open qualifying following positive coronavirus tests
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# Covid-19

Five players out of French Open qualifying following positive coronavirus tests

Sep 20th 2020, 10:00 PM 4,633 Views 3 Comments

Two players set to take part in the qualifying tournament have tested positive for Covid-19.